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Weekly competition 2009-52


Premium Member
Jul 6, 2006
Rotterdam (actually Capelle aan den IJssel), the N
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All current (new) scramblers from the WCA are used.
  • For all 3x3x3 events (including FMC) Cube Explorer was used to generate a random position and provide an inverse scramble (generator) for that position.
  • For all cubes > 3x3x3 (mediumcubes) a "w" means "Wide" so you turn not just the slice, but also the outer layer.
  • For all cubes > 5x5x5 (bigcubes) normally a subscript number indicates the amount of layers to turn like a wide turn. U32 would mean to turn the the U layer and the 2 layers beneath it (3 in total) a half turn. However, this forum doesn't support subscript, so I transform the default notation to "3U2" notation which also means "turn the 3 uppermost layers a half turn".
  • For Megaminx R and D are "double layer moves of the entire megaminx. The U moves are normal U moves, not "double layer" or cube rotations
  • For Square1 the new notation is not entirely clear about when to perform a slice/half-turn. I adjusted the scrambles so that no slice-turns are to be performed at the beginning or the end (unless the scramble begins or ends with (0,0))
  • Clock hasn't changed, but just so you know: UddU u=-1,d=5 would mean Up-Left-pin is Up, Up-Right-pin is Down, Down-Left-pin is Down, Down-Right-pin is Up and that you need to turn a corner that has its pin up rotated counterclockwise by 1 hour and that you need to turn a corner that has its pin down rotated clockwise by 5 hours
  • Pyraminx small letters are for the tips
Just to make sure everyone understands: We follow the official WCA rules for all events. Here are some things that people often don't know:
  • For multiple blind you can choose how many cubes you are going to do (let me know if 15 scrambles is not enough). If you choose 5 cubes you have to use the first 5 scrambles.
  • For one-handed you can use both hands during inspection
  • For with feet you can only use feet during inspection
  • For 3x3x3 Fewest Moves there is a 1 hour time limit.
  • For relay you have 15 seconds of inspection in total, you can use any order to solve the cubes and the rest of the relay-rules should be obvious
For every event you participate in you will be rewarded points. You will also be rewarded points according to your ranking. Because this is quite a complicated system you can read about it in this thread. The results of the competition will be available as soon as possible after the competition closes at the end of the thread.

If you think other events should be added to this competition you can influence that in the 2008: Other events for Weekly competition thread

This competition starts now and ends wednesday/thursday nightchange (officialy), but I will only close a competition after the new one is on-line. If a competition doesn't start at wednesday/thursday nightchange you still get the full 7 days to participate.

1. U' R2 F2 R F2 R U' F2
2. U2 F2 U F2 U' R2 U2 F
3. R' F' U2 R' F U R2 F' R2
4. F U R' F2 U F' U2 F2 R
5. F2 R' F' R F2 U2 R F' U

1. F2 U L2 D' R2 D' R2 U L2 R2 U B' D' U2 R' U R2 U' B' R U
2. U2 F2 L2 B2 R' B2 U2 R' U2 L D2 U' L' B' R D' L U2 L R B'
3. L2 U F2 U2 R2 B2 D2 L2 F2 U B2 L B2 F2 D' F' U2 L' D B2 U'
4. L' U2 L' B2 R2 B2 D2 L' D2 R F D' L' R' D2 U' B' F' D' L2 U
5. R2 U R2 F2 R2 U2 R2 U L2 U2 B U' R' D U' R' F' U F' L' B'

1. D' Uw' B' Fw D2 B' Fw' F L Rw2 U' Fw L Rw2 Uw2 U' L2 B' Fw2 F' R Fw2 F2 Rw Fw2 Uw2 B2 Rw2 B2 L' R2 U2 Fw2 Uw2 U B' F D2 Fw' Uw'
2. Uw2 Fw2 Rw F U2 Rw' D2 Uw' Fw' Rw2 R D' R' U' Rw' Fw2 D F R' D B2 Rw2 R' Fw2 Uw2 F' R Fw2 D2 L' R' Fw' R2 F2 Uw2 B2 R2 U2 Fw L
3. U L Fw2 R' F2 Rw2 Uw' R2 U' Rw R2 Fw2 Rw2 F' L' D' Uw2 Rw2 F Uw Rw R' D2 Uw L2 B' L' R U2 Rw2 R2 U' Fw' L2 F Uw Rw U' L2 D2
4. D2 Uw2 R' Fw2 R B2 F' Uw2 L Rw' R2 U F' Uw2 Fw2 D Fw' Uw' L2 B Uw2 U' Rw Fw R Fw R D F2 L2 Rw F2 L B' Fw F2 D' R2 U Fw
5. R' U B' F2 Rw Uw L Rw R' F D' B2 U' B2 F2 Rw2 Fw' Uw2 R Fw' D' Uw' U2 B' Rw' B' F Uw U B' L' Rw' D B' F Rw2 B2 R2 Uw2 Fw

1. Lw U' Lw' Bw' Uw B2 L' Uw2 B L Fw' Rw Fw Lw' R' Dw' L' U F Uw L' Lw' R F2 Uw2 Rw2 R2 Fw' F2 Dw' Bw F' U' Fw' R Fw' F2 R2 F' Lw2 Rw D' Lw D2 Bw2 F R B' L' B2 Lw D2 Fw2 Dw2 Uw' U2 Bw U2 Fw' U'
2. Dw2 R' F U' Lw Dw' Uw' Lw' R2 D Dw Uw2 Bw2 D Bw' Dw B D Bw' R2 Bw2 F2 Uw2 U2 B D Dw B2 Lw D Dw' R2 B' Bw' F U Rw U2 R F' Rw2 R2 B Fw' D U Rw Dw R' F2 R2 B' Fw' Dw2 Rw U Fw Uw2 F2 Rw'
3. Fw2 Rw2 Fw Dw Lw2 Fw2 L' Lw2 Rw' R2 Bw2 F' Uw2 Lw Uw' B Fw' F2 L2 D U' B' L' R' Bw' F2 Uw B Uw2 Rw Dw' Bw L' Bw2 Fw' Lw2 D R2 Fw F2 R B Dw2 U' Lw Bw' Fw2 F2 Uw B' Bw2 Dw' Uw2 Lw D2 Dw F D' Dw B'
4. Bw2 D' Bw' Rw2 R2 Fw' D2 B2 Dw2 Uw Lw' B2 D Rw F' D Uw U F Lw Rw D L' U2 Lw B2 Fw2 D U L2 Dw Lw' R Bw' L2 U' B F' R' D Uw' U2 B2 Bw Fw2 F2 Dw U F Lw2 Rw Bw' Lw' Bw2 L2 Fw' Dw Lw' Rw2 B
5. B' L' Rw' R Fw2 Dw F D U2 F2 U' Lw2 Uw' F Rw R2 F L Lw' B Dw2 Uw' L2 U2 L2 Fw' Dw Uw Bw U F Lw2 R2 Uw U2 Fw2 F' Rw B D' Dw2 F Lw' R' B' Rw2 Dw U L Lw U B2 F D2 Dw2 B' F Rw2 U' R

1. 2U' U' 2R R' 2B2 3R U 3R' 2U2 R' D 3U2 B2 2B 3F 2D' L' 3U L2 2L2 3R 3U2 2B' 2D2 B' 3U2 2L' 2B' 2L2 D' 3R2 2R2 2D2 3U 3F' 2F' 2U' U 2L' 2R 3U2 L2 U 2L 2B 3U 2U' U' B2 2R' R B 3F' F 2D 2U B2 2B2 F L' 2B' U 2B 3R' R2 2D2 2F' R2 2F L' 2L 2R2 2B 2R' D2 3R 2R2 2F 3R2 F'
2. 2B' 3R 2F2 R2 2D' R' 3U U2 B2 L2 2R2 3F' 2L2 D2 R 3U2 R 3F 3U 2B D 2D2 3U2 U2 L2 B 2D 2L' 2B' F' 2D B2 3R2 2R2 2D 2R F 2L D' 2D 3U' F2 2D 2B2 2R' F' 2U' 2B 2D' F 3U B 2L' 2R2 3U U' 2B' 2D B R D' 2U2 R2 2U 3R' D2 2D2 3F 3U 2F2 2L' 3U2 2B2 2U' 2L' 3U' 2U' 2R2 2F' 3U2
3. 2R' 2D' 2U2 2F' 2L' 3R B R D' U' 2L' B2 3F 2U2 L 3R' 2R' 2D' 3F' 2D L2 U2 3F 2F' F 2R' R2 3U2 L2 B' 2R' 3F2 3R2 R D' 2D2 3U 2U 3R' 3F 2F2 2L F' 2R' 2B2 2R2 R2 2B L2 F2 3U2 U 2B' 3U2 2F2 D' U 2L 2F' 2U 3F R D2 L' 2R' 2U' 3F U' 3R2 2R 3F2 2L2 B' D 2D L' 2F2 L2 R B2
4. 2U 3R' 2R R' D2 2B' 3F F' D' 2B D' 3F2 D 3F2 D 2D' 2U' 3F2 F2 2U2 3R2 R2 2F D2 2U U' 2L 3R2 2D' 2U2 B' 2F D 2U' L2 R B 2U2 R2 3F L' 3R2 R 3U U 2L2 F' 2U2 2L2 2B2 U 2B2 2F' U 2B F 3U L 2L2 3R R' B2 2B 2U 3F 2U 2L' 3R D' 2D2 2U' L2 2R 3F2 2L2 2B2 L 2F 3R2 B'
5. 2D 3U 2U' 2F2 2L2 2R U2 2B 3F2 R2 B' 3F L2 2D 2L' 3R R U2 2L' R' 2D2 3F' U' 2F L' 2F2 3U2 2U F' R2 3F2 U F2 U 2L 3R 2B L2 U2 L 3U2 2L' 2D' 2R' 2D2 3R2 R' 3U' 2U L' 2L 2U2 3F 2L 3F 2R' 3F2 2F2 F2 2D U2 F2 L 2B' U2 2B 2D2 B' 2F' D2 R2 D2 2F D 2F F2 3R2 2R R 3U2

1. B2 U' 2F2 2R' 2B2 3L' 2D 2B2 L 2D' 2F 3D 2F' 3D2 3F2 2L' 2B' 3D U2 3R2 3B2 3D2 2U2 R 2B2 2U 2B2 3F2 3L R' 3U F' L2 2L2 R' 3D2 2U L' 2R2 R2 U2 B 2B D L2 2L' 3U2 3R2 3D2 3L' 3U F' 2D U2 2B D2 2F' L 2F 2D 2U2 2F' D' 3U2 2U U2 3F2 R2 2B' 2F2 3U 3B' 2L 3R' 2F' 3R2 R2 3B' R2 3B' 2L' 3R 2B2 D' 2D2 U' B 2B F2 2R' B U2 R2 2D2 2L 2R' B' 3F2 2R 3B'
2. 3L2 3U 3L2 B R' 3F' U' L' 3L' 3D 3U2 F 2L' 3L D2 2U' 2B2 3R' 3F 2F2 F2 3R2 B2 L' 2L2 3R 2U' L' 3F' 3U2 U2 B2 D2 B2 2B 3B' 2F F' 3D' 3L2 B 3B2 2F L' D L 2U' U' 2B' 3B 3D' 2R 2B 2F' L2 2R2 R' F2 2L 3U2 2L' B 3B2 2F2 2L2 3L2 2D2 3U B 2B L 2R2 2B' 2D2 2R R2 U2 2F2 U' B 3D2 3L 2B2 3U2 U' 2R 3F 2F U' 2B 3F' 2U2 2R' 3B2 2D' 2L 3L 3U2 B2 3F
3. B2 2B2 3U L' 3L' 3R2 U' F 2L2 2F' 3U' 2B2 3B 2L 2R2 U 2L R2 2U U2 2L' U2 B2 2U2 3L 3B L' 3F' 3U L2 3L' 2B' 3R B2 3F 2L' 3F' 3D 3U 3L2 2R2 D2 L' 2R B 2F 3D2 2R' 3U' L B 2R' R2 3B 2D' R2 2F2 F2 R2 2B2 U F' 2U 2R' F' 3D2 3R F' 2U 2L 2U 2R2 3D' B' 2B2 3F 2L2 3F' 2F' 3L' 2F' U2 2R2 R' 3B D 2L2 U 3B' 2D2 3D2 2U 2L2 3L 2U' 3B' 2F' L R' 3D
4. 2B 3L' 2D L2 3U2 B' R' 2D2 2B D 3L U' B' 3B 2R2 3D 2U2 2B2 D 2L2 3L2 F 3D' 3L' 2D2 2B' L2 2B2 3B' 2F' D 3D' 2B 3F F 2R2 2U 3L D2 3L B 2L2 3B2 2D' R' 3U' 2B2 3F2 2D 3B' 3D2 3R 2U' 3F2 2D2 3D2 3B2 2F F2 2L2 3L' 3R' R 3D 2B' 2F F2 2L' 3F 2L' R' F 2D' 3F' 3R2 D' 2B' L' 3F' 2L 2D2 2B2 2F 3D' 3F 2L 3F' 3L 2R 2B' 3B 2F D2 2R' B' 3D2 3R 3U' R' 2U'
5. 3D' 3U2 2U2 3R2 3F 3R 2F F' U' 3B2 3F F' 2D' B 2B2 3F 3U' 3F2 3L2 B R 2D2 B 2B 3L 2D2 3R 2B 2F2 3D' 3B' D 2D B2 3B2 3F 2F2 D 2D 2U2 2R U F R 2F F' 2D2 3R U2 B2 3L2 3F 3R2 3U 3F 2F' 3U 3R' 3D2 B 2B2 3B2 3F 2F2 R U 3R B 2B2 2R' B2 2R' R 3D 3U2 2U U2 2B2 2L' F D2 2F' U F 3R' 2R R 2B2 2F F 2D' 2R' 3F2 D2 U2 2L' B2 U' 3R2 U2

2x2x2 Blindfolded
1. U F' R F R' U2 R F2 R'
2. U' F2 R2 F' R U2 R F2
3. U2 F2 U' R' F2 U R' F2 U'

3x3x3 Blindfolded
1. L D2 L B2 R D2 L F2 L F' L2 D' R B L2 B' L F2 L2 D U'
2. D2 U F2 D R2 D' L2 U2 B2 L2 U2 F' R' D' B' U L B2 R F D2
3. B2 R2 D2 L' B2 F2 D2 B2 L2 F2 R U F' L' D2 B' D B' R' B2 U2

4x4x4 Blindfolded
1. U F L' R Uw L' F2 Uw2 L2 B Fw Rw R2 F Rw2 R' D Uw' Fw L' R2 D Uw2 L' Fw L Uw2 B2 F L Rw' R' F2 D' U2 Rw2 R D2 Fw2 Uw'
2. Uw R2 B' L' F2 L2 F2 Uw F' Uw' Fw' R' F U B2 F' R D2 U L' Rw2 B F2 D Uw U' B2 D' U L Rw D Rw R D2 R' D Rw2 R' F2
3. L2 Rw' F2 Uw' Rw2 D2 R' B' D2 U' L2 Rw U Rw2 R' Uw2 R2 D2 B F L2 R' U2 L' R' U L B' L' D' Uw2 U2 L Rw' Fw2 D2 Uw' B2 D' R2

5x5x5 Blindfolded
1. Dw Uw' B' Fw2 Rw R B Uw' L' D L' Rw' Uw Fw2 L Uw F L' D' Uw2 Bw2 Dw2 B U' Rw' Uw' Rw2 F2 Dw2 Bw' Lw2 D2 U2 Fw' U Fw2 Rw Fw' F2 D' Dw Uw' R' B' Lw R D' Dw B' D2 L2 R' Fw2 Dw Lw2 Rw R B2 Rw' Dw
2. Uw' R D' L' Fw' F D2 Rw' D2 Fw' Rw2 R2 U2 F2 Lw U Lw2 R' U2 Fw2 R' F' Uw2 U Rw D2 L' R Bw' L2 Lw2 Uw' R Bw2 U' Lw R' Dw U' Lw Uw2 U2 Rw' R' Bw' Dw' B' Rw' Bw Lw Fw U' Bw' D2 Fw' U' Lw B2 Lw' B2
3. B Fw2 L2 R' Fw' F' R Bw D2 Bw Lw' B Dw L' Lw2 F' R2 Uw' B' D' Fw' Rw' Dw' U' Bw Lw' Rw Fw2 R Uw2 L' Lw2 Uw2 F' L2 Bw2 L2 Lw2 Uw Fw2 Dw' Uw Bw' Fw F' D' U2 F' Dw' Uw' L2 Bw Lw' Fw' L' Bw U2 F' L' R

3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded
1. U' L2 B2 D' B2 D L2 U2 F2 L2 D R' D U' R' D2 L U B R' U2
2. U B2 R2 U L2 U L2 R2 D2 F2 U' L' B' L2 F L2 D' L2 R' B2 L'
3. L2 F2 U2 L R2 F2 D2 L U2 L F D L' B2 U B2 R' D' B D F'
4. R2 F D2 B' L2 U2 B' D2 U2 F' D2 F2 L D' R F D B' U2 L2 U
5. L2 B2 F2 D' B2 U' L2 R2 D' L2 D' R' U2 F L B L D R'
6. B2 L2 D' R2 F2 D' F2 U2 R2 D' B D' R D L' F2 U2 F U2 R2 D
7. R' F2 U2 L D2 L' D2 U2 R D' L' B L F2 L U2 B' L' F L
8. R2 D2 R2 D2 R' U2 B2 R F2 D2 L' D' B2 L' U2 F L2 B R U'
9. F2 D2 F' L2 U2 F2 R2 F U2 L' B' D' F D F2 D U' L' U' B'
10. F2 R2 U B2 L2 U L2 D L2 D2 L F' D' B D' F' U B2 L2 U' F'
11. F2 D2 L B2 R D2 R' B2 R U2 L' B2 D L U B L' D' F' L D'
12. R2 D L2 D U R2 D2 R2 F2 U' F U2 B2 F' R B2 U L' R F U2
13. R' B2 U2 R2 F2 L2 U2 F2 U2 L' U2 R2 B2 D B2 F L D' B2 L D
14. L2 F2 U2 R2 U L2 R2 B2 D' B' U B' F L U' B2 D' L U F' U'
15. F2 D2 U2 L F2 L' U2 L R2 U2 R2 F' D L2 R' F' D U2 F' R' D'

3x3x3 One Handed
1. D2 L2 B2 U2 R2 U B2 R2 U' L2 D2 R B' L2 D2 R2 F L2 F L
2. B' L2 B D2 R2 U2 L2 B D2 F2 L D L R D' B2 L B F2 R2 D'
3. U2 R F2 L' B2 D2 R D2 R U2 F2 R D B U2 B2 L2 R U F' L'
4. B2 D' U2 B2 U F2 U' L2 U' F2 D' B' D F' L B2 U' L2 D L U
5. L2 D R2 U' L2 F2 U B2 U2 B2 R2 B' F L' D' R F2 L F' L' B

3x3x3 With Feet
1. L2 F2 D2 F R2 F D2 F' D2 R2 B' R F L2 D' R U' B L D' U'
2. U F2 R2 F2 U F2 L2 D' B2 L2 D' R B U' L' U2 L' B' U R2 D'
3. U2 L2 U2 R2 F' L2 R2 F2 D2 F L D2 L' F D L U F2 U
4. R2 D2 L' F2 L2 U2 B2 F2 R F2 R U' B' D' L' D' B L' F' D2 F'
5. R U2 L2 D2 B2 R U2 F2 R D2 R U F D R' B2 U' B U' F D

3x3x3 Match the scramble
1. L F2 L2 R' B2 U2 R U2 F2 U2 F2 U' F' L U2 R2 F' U' L F' R
2. D2 U2 L2 B2 L' B2 L' B2 U2 L2 D2 L U2 B' U F D2 L B2 F' D'
3. D2 B2 R F2 L D2 U2 L B2 L2 R' D U2 L B' F' L B2 F U' B2
4. D2 R' D2 L U2 B2 D2 B2 U2 L F2 L D' R' B2 R2 F' R2 F U' R
5. F2 D2 F2 U R2 F2 U F2 D2 U' L2 B D' R2 D' U' B' L B2 D'

3x3x3 Fewest Moves
1. B2 L2 B2 D B2 D' U' F2 R2 D2 L2 F' D2 U' L U2 R B' L' D' B

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 Relay
2. U' F' U' R2 F R' F2 R' U2
3. U2 L2 D2 U2 B2 U2 R D2 R2 B2 F R D' B' R2 B2 L2 F L2 U
4. R' U B2 Rw2 Uw B2 F2 R F' L' B2 Fw2 L2 R Uw Rw B2 Rw2 B R U2 Rw F' U2 F' L' R B' L' Rw' R B D2 Fw2 Uw2 Rw2 Fw2 Uw2 L' Rw2

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 + 5x5x5 Relay
2. R U2 R2 F R' F' U'
3. U2 B2 L2 U' F2 L2 D R2 F2 R B' F2 L U L2 F2 L2 F' L' U2 F
4. R' F U2 R Fw L B' D2 B' F' D' U2 R' Uw2 R' Fw D' F2 Rw2 R2 Uw U2 F R' Fw D2 F' Rw Fw' F2 D2 Uw' U2 L B Rw' Uw U Rw2 R2
5. R' D L U Bw' L2 U2 Fw L' Uw' Lw D' Bw F' L' Fw D2 Bw D' R B' F2 L' Bw F U2 Lw2 D' Fw Rw2 Fw2 Rw' R2 Fw2 F U' B2 Rw2 R' Dw U2 Fw2 F' R2 U' Bw' F' R2 U' R B Rw2 D B Fw L' B' Fw' D2 R'

Magic (Just do 5 solves)

Master Magic (Just do 5 solves)

1. UUdd u=-5,d=1 / dUdU u=-3,d=-1 / ddUU u=-3,d=0 / UdUd u=-4,d=6 / dUUU u=6 / UdUU u=2 / UUUd u=-2 / UUdU u=1 / UUUU u=-4 / dddd d=-1 / ddUU
2. UUdd u=-2,d=-1 / dUdU u=1,d=1 / ddUU u=3,d=2 / UdUd u=6,d=-2 / dUUU u=2 / UdUU u=-5 / UUUd u=-1 / UUdU u=2 / UUUU u=0 / dddd d=-4 / ddUU
3. UUdd u=-5,d=2 / dUdU u=4,d=5 / ddUU u=-4,d=6 / UdUd u=2,d=2 / dUUU u=6 / UdUU u=-4 / UUUd u=5 / UUdU u=3 / UUUU u=2 / dddd d=-4 / ddUd
4. UUdd u=-3,d=5 / dUdU u=2,d=0 / ddUU u=4,d=2 / UdUd u=-5,d=1 / dUUU u=-3 / UdUU u=-3 / UUUd u=-5 / UUdU u=5 / UUUU u=-1 / dddd d=2 / dddU
5. UUdd u=-5,d=-3 / dUdU u=-5,d=6 / ddUU u=-4,d=-2 / UdUd u=0,d=6 / dUUU u=-4 / UdUU u=4 / UUUd u=-1 / UUdU u=0 / UUUU u=-2 / dddd d=-3 / dddU

1. R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D++ R-- D++ R++ D-- U'
R-- D-- R-- D-- R-- D-- R++ D++ R-- D-- U'
R++ D++ R++ D++ R++ D-- R++ D++ R++ D++ U
R-- D++ R-- D-- R++ D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ U
R++ D-- R++ D-- R++ D++ R-- D-- R-- D++ U
R-- D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D++ R-- D++ U
R++ D-- R++ D-- R++ D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ U
2. R-- D++ R++ D-- R-- D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ U
R-- D-- R-- D-- R++ D-- R-- D-- R-- D-- U'
R-- D++ R++ D++ R++ D-- R-- D-- R-- D-- U'
R++ D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D++ U
R++ D-- R-- D-- R-- D-- R-- D-- R++ D-- U'
R-- D-- R++ D++ R++ D++ R++ D++ R++ D++ U
R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D-- R++ D++ R++ D++ U
3. R-- D++ R++ D-- R++ D-- R++ D++ R++ D-- U'
R-- D-- R++ D-- R++ D-- R++ D-- R-- D++ U
R++ D-- R++ D-- R++ D-- R-- D-- R++ D++ U
R-- D-- R++ D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D-- U'
R-- D++ R++ D++ R++ D-- R++ D++ R-- D++ U
R++ D-- R-- D++ R++ D++ R-- D++ R++ D-- U'
R++ D++ R-- D-- R-- D++ R-- D-- R++ D-- U'
4. R++ D++ R++ D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D-- U'
R-- D-- R++ D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ R++ D++ U
R++ D++ R++ D++ R++ D++ R-- D++ R++ D-- U'
R-- D-- R-- D++ R++ D++ R++ D-- R-- D-- U'
R++ D-- R++ D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ R-- D-- U'
R-- D-- R++ D-- R++ D++ R-- D-- R++ D-- U'
R-- D++ R++ D++ R++ D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ U
5. R++ D++ R-- D-- R-- D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ U
R++ D++ R-- D++ R-- D-- R-- D++ R-- D-- U'
R-- D++ R++ D++ R++ D++ R-- D-- R-- D-- U'
R++ D++ R++ D-- R-- D-- R-- D-- R++ D++ U
R-- D-- R++ D-- R-- D++ R++ D-- R-- D++ U
R-- D++ R++ D-- R++ D-- R++ D-- R-- D-- U'
R++ D-- R-- D-- R++ D++ R-- D++ R-- D++ U

1. L R U' R U R B L B U B L U L B u r' l b'
2. U R' U' L' R L U' L' U L U R' L' B u' r b
3. R' U' L' R U L R U R' U L' U L U' r' l' b
4. R U L U' R' L' U' L' U' L U' L B' u' r l b
5. L' U' L' R U L' U' R' U' R U' L B u' r'

1. (0,5) (0,-3) (-3,4) (-3,3) (-3,0) (-3,4) (0,2) (2,0) (-2,4) (0,2) (0,5) (0,4) (5,0) (0,4) (6,3) (-4,1) (0,2) (0,0)
2. (0,6) (0,3) (-5,2) (0,2) (0,4) (-4,0) (0,2) (0,1) (0,2) (6,0) (2,4) (2,4) (-2,0) (4,0) (-4,2) (0,3) (-3,0) (6,0) (0,0)
3. (-5,5) (-3,3) (0,3) (0,2) (0,3) (1,0) (-2,0) (6,0) (0,4) (-3,0) (-3,0) (3,4) (2,2) (0,4) (0,2) (0,5) (-1,0) (4,0) (0,0)
4. (-3,-4) (0,4) (3,3) (0,3) (6,1) (6,0) (0,5) (6,0) (5,4) (1,2) (0,5) (6,0) (0,1) (5,0) (6,0) (0,1) (0,4) (0,2)
5. (-5,2) (3,0) (0,1) (0,2) (-3,0) (6,3) (-2,0) (0,1) (6,5) (-2,0) (-2,2) (4,0) (0,2) (2,0) (-2,0) (0,2) (0,2) (0,2) (0,0)

I hope to NOT see any posts in this thread for the next two days ;) Enjoy everyone
Apr 29, 2008
Almelo, Holland
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2x2: 3.56, 3.72, 2.91, 4.30, 2.27 = 3.40
3x3: 14.18, 17.37, 14.22, 11.82, 14.90 = 14.43
4x4: 54.58, 58.29, 53.26, 57.55, 56.29 = 56.14
5x5: 1:32.12, 1:43.69, 1:56.67, 1:47.36, 1:29.26 = 1:41.05
Magic: 1.21, 1.36, 1.52, 1.68, 1.03 = 1.36
Master Magic: 3.97, 4.69, 4.75, 3.91, 3.16 = 4.18
Square-1: 21.72, 18.54, 17.48, 22.82, 19.05 = 19.77
3x3OH: 24.42, 26.32, 28.28, 21.71, 28.27 = 26.34
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Jul 5, 2009
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7.53, 6.34, 7.06, 5.22, 6.72
Woah fail avg

DNF(8.74), 18.29, 17.19, 20.32, 16.76

2x2 BLD:

3x3 BLD:

3x3 OH:
46.36, 50.12, DNF(0.13), 53.74

Great avg considering i havent been practicing for a while and i cbf doing the 4 solve do i got a dnf
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Jul 7, 2009
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34.19, 32.38, 32.41, 34.98, 34.77 Avg 33.79
Pretty good for me :) and little pops on the first two solves
3:45.22, 3:41.25, 3:20.79, 3:46.41, 3:15.17 Avg 3:35.75
Not that bad for me :)
3x3 OH
1:20.28, 1:29.49, 1:50.77, 1:32.80, 1:35.90 Avg 1:32.73
Not really bad. My hand got sore xD
2.89, 3.07, 2.89, 3.13, 2.79 Avg 2.95
I don't think it's that bad since this is my first day w/ it. Too bad I broke it :/
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Jul 4, 2009
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2x2 7.18 9.27 (6.8) 6.91 (13.59)
3x3 (15.83) (30.22) 19.33 16.46 17.77
2x2 BLD 33.03 49.69 DNF , i think my cube turn U2 instead of U when i turn the top layer when the third solve.
3x3 BLD 2.5.91 2.25.22 DNF, off by 3 corner cycled.
Magic DNF 1.77 1.81 1.83 (1.72)



Sep 15, 2009
Haining, Zhejiang, China
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1. 5.45
2. 6.20
3. (4.55)
4. 5.98
5. (6.25)

1. (16.19)
2. (22.38)
3. 20.41
4. 21.05
5. 20.17
Good Start Bad Ending!I'm nervous!i don't know why!

1. (1:08.83)
2. 1:15.22
3. 1:19.28
4. 1:15.62
5. (1:20.48)

1. (2:33.12)
2. 2:47.80
3. 2:46.81
4. 2:40.34
5. (DNF)
Average: 2:44.98

2x2x2 Blindfolded

3x3x3 Blindfolded

Cuz i stop practice BL long time.

3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded
1. U' L2 B2 D' B2 D L2 U2 F2 L2 D R' D U' R' D2 L U B R' U2
2. U B2 R2 U L2 U L2 R2 D2 F2 U' L' B' L2 F L2 D' L2 R' B2 L'

3x3x3 One Handed
1. 40.62
2. 35.36
3. (DNF)
4. 45.88
5. (32.25)

3x3x3 Match the scramble

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 Relay

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 + 5x5x5 Relay

Magic (Just do 5 solves)

1. (2:38.30)
2. 2:51.41
3. 2:45.02
4. 2:54.80
5. (DNF)
Average: 2:50.41

1. 10.19
2. (9.48)
3. (DNF)
4. 18.69
5. 14.19
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Aug 26, 2009
master magic:
(3.85) 2.80 2.38 3.14 (1.96) avg:2.77 always got mistakes.....
1.09 1.24 3.27 (DNF) (1.05) avg:1.87 very bad....


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Jul 9, 2008
Sherwood, Nottingham, UK
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Michael Eskine
2x2x2: (17.08), (10.16), 10.38, 15.25, 12.36 = 12.66
3x3x3: (32.55), 35.97, 42.84, (50.64), 46.59 = 41.80
(interesting set with new Ghost Hand cube - orange and red are a bit too similar but the tiles are so nice when new!)
4x4x4: (2:18.25), 2:37.80, (3:18.49), 2:27.56, 2:46.28 = 2:37.21
5x5x5: 4:47.09, (4:56.06), 4:15.92, 4:31.82, (4:00.70) = 4:31.61
(the 4min is my PB I think)
6x6x6: (7:43.88), 9:37.03+, (11:50.72), 9:29.97, 8:13.47 = 9:06.82
:)mad: annoying pops - I'm going to have to modify this V6)
7x7x7: 15:00.20, (13:08.70), 13:35.01, (15:11.89), 13:45.15 = 14:06.79
:)fp aw jeez! Multiple failures in all stages!)
2x2x2 Blindfolded:
3x3x3 Blindfolded: DNF :)mad: great memo then immediately forgot how to do a J-Perm mid-algorithm!), DNF (I don't have a fixed way of starting new cycles and this scramble has a lot for my method. I quickly got lost and gave up), DNF (12/12 edges - now using a specific way of remembering cycles) = DNF
4x4x4 Blindfolded:
5x5x5 Blindfolded:
3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded:
3x3x3 One Handed: 1:54.86, (1:15.40), (2:30.57), 2:02.54, 1:31.05 = 1:49.48
(the fail-a-thon continues with horrible times; way off average)
3x3x3 With Feet:
3x3x3 Match the scramble:
3x3x3 Fewest Moves:
2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 Relay: 4:10.32
2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 + 5x5x5 Relay: 8:15.81
Magic: 2.18, (3.17), 2.32, 2.25, (2.01) = 2.25
Master Magic:
Clock: (25.06), (30.43), 25.83, 26.06, 28.72 = 26.87
MegaMinx: 4:55.56, (5:12.73), 5:10.03+, (4:46.71), 4:56.59 = 5:00.73
PyraMinx: (30.93+), 26.08, (15.41), 18.15, 15.52 = 19.92
(Some bad mistakes there! Need practice!)
Square-1: 8:22.94, (3:46.73), 4:53.54, DNF, (DNF) = DNF
(DNFs due to parity, the algorithm for which I cannot remember :eek: )
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Dec 14, 2009
Ecublens, Switzerland
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2x2: 3.90, 3.58, (2.78), (4.90), 4.25 = 3.91 :(
3x3: (10.81), 11.53, 11.19, (12.59), 11.05 = 11.26 :D 2GLL on the third one :)
2x2bld: DNF(14.22), 16.80, 16.81 = 16.80 first one - wrong cll, ended up with Yperm, second one was really weird :D third one could be alot faster :(
4x4: 1:16.30, 1:10.25, (1:18.68), (1:03.91), 1:04.80 = 1:10.45 both sub1:10s had pll parity :fp
3x3oh: (24.02), 22.08, (18.53), 20.02, 21.75 = 21.28
3x3bld: DNF(3:40.97), 2:13.40, DNF(4:11.14) = 2:13.40 yay! success :p
fewest moves: 34- R' F' U2 B2 U L U2 L' y' U' R2 U R U R U' R' U' R U R U2 y R' U' R U2 R' U2 R2 U R' U R U2 R'
cross - R' F' U2 B2
1st pair - U L U2 L' U'
2nd and 3rd- y' R U R' . R' U R U2
finish - y R' U' R U2 R' U2 R2 U R' U R U2 R'
. - R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2, 4 moves cancelling :D not so bad :p
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Jan 27, 2009
Berlin, Germany
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So frustrating :(

2x2: 3.87, 6.62, (3.66), (6.71), 3.95 = 4.81
With counting 6... LOL :) 4.xy average without any 4.xy time :p

2x2 BLD: 28.86, DNF, DNF = 28.86
Too easy.

Magic: 1.34, 1.09, DNF, 1.71, 1.05 = 1.38
Wow. Fail.

3x3: 15.05, 12.28, (11.11), (41.09), 13.00 = 13.44
Lol, counting 15. Haven't practiced 3x3, but I am still decent.

OH: (25.81), 35.14, 33.64, (35.58), 27.98 = 32.36
First was non-lucky and last PLL skip :)

4x4: (1:12.91+), 1:11.02, (57.94), 1:08.88, 1:01.88 = 1:07.26
Not bad! Very good single! I must practice.
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Apr 3, 2009
2x2= 9.00, (8.02), 9.75, (13.61), 10.91 = 9.89
3x3= (23.06), 24.38, 23.14, (30.62), 27.12 = 24.88
At least it's sub-25....
4x4= (1:38.53), 1:56.61, 1:50.75, (2:19.89), 1:57.36 = 1:54.91
yay sub 2, and single PB
5x5=(4:23.25), 3:24.74, (2:56.92), 3:55.03, 3:53.69 = 3:44.49
that third solve came out of NOWHERE, a PB average as well as single
6x6= (8:35.28), 7:21.09, 7:50.41, (7:02.70), 7:15.53= 7:29.01
I seem to be getting a LOT more presents than I expected! :D
7x7= 13:51.47, (DNF), 13.21.45, (13:07.58), 13:48.75 = 13:40.56
3x3OH= 53.42, 46.89, (1:00.67), (42.25), 44.69 = 48.33
2-4= 3:01.25
2-5= 6:01.97
Magic= 2.40, (2.24), (2.72), 2.56, 2.72= 2.56
Pyraminx= 10.23, (20.39), (9.24), 10.44, 12.53 = 11.07
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Jun 29, 2009
Shanghai, China, China
1 2.609 [Ortega,easy FL]
2 2.078 [Guimond,Orientation Skip]
3 3.000 [Guimond]
4 (4.344) [Ortega]
5 (1.953) [Ortega, XLL Skip]
= 2.56
(I don't like to use Guimond these days and i don't know why...BTW,i'm learning CLL these days, starts with the T case, thanks Rowe for his nice video.)

Good scrambles. lol


Sep 18, 2009

2x2x2: 4.35
(3.94), 4.03, 4.44, (4.81), 4.58

3x3x3: 16.92
(15.50), 16.80, 17.06, (18.86), 16.91

4x4x4: 1:29.23
1:23.75, (1:35.97), (1:15.84), 1:29.82, 1:34.13

3x3x3 One Handed: 39.08
38.18, 39.05, 40.02, (41.89), (34.06)

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 Relay: 1:56.56

MegaMinx: 3:03.07
2 3 4 5 6....
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Hyprul 9-ty2

Sep 25, 2009
Waterloo, Ontario
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2x2: 13.13, (17.94), 12.06, (11.82), 12.59 = 12.59
I really need to get a 2x2 that doesn't need wrist turns.

4x4: (1:13.87[OP]), 1:10.12[P], (1:09.23[O]), 1:11.14[O], 1:09.26[P] = 1:10.17
Parities don't like me.

Square-1: 52.70, (1:19.71), (42.87), 56.65, 1:09.40 = 59.58
Sub1! :)

3x3: (12.91), 15.60, 14.81, (17.23), 15.46 = 15.29
Always a bad solve in every average XD

3x3 OH: (31.65), 33.62, (38.91), 35.67, 35.07 = 34.79
Pretty good for me :D

2-3-4 Relay: 1:42.47[OP]
The splits were about 15-15-1:12. Quite a good 4x4 solve for me too considering OP:D

3x3 BLD: DNF(3:56.20), 3:10.07, DNF(3:41.37) = 3.10.07
First was off by 2 edges. I realised that I had memo-ed wrong halfway into the solve thanks to my awesome semi-photographic memory, I managed to fix it, but I put in 2 edges wrongly ending in misorientation. I screwed up a setup on my 3rd.

Magic: 1.77, 1.74, (2.05), (1.57), 1.68 = 1.73
I don't know why I even have a Magic :p

3x3 MTS: 1:57.30, (2:20.99), (1:47.24), 2:04.47, 1:49.17 = 1:56.98
Wow sub 2!

2x2 BLD: 55.22, (53.11), (1:23.12) = 53.11
I use Old Pochmann xD

FMC: 45
R' F' U2 B2
F U' F'
U L U' L'
R' U R2 U2 R' U2 R2 U R' U' R U
z' y L F' L' U' L U F U' L' U'
R U R' y' R2 u' R U' R' U R' u R2
My FMC is horrible. This is my first attempt ever xD

Megaminx: 3:11.25, (3:14.46), 3:12.34, (2:57.10), 3:03.86 = 3:09.15
Nice :D

Multi BLD: 2/2 in 10:39.86
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Feb 9, 2009
Malibu, CA
CHRISTMAS MORNING CUBING (no new cubes for xmas [i didn't even really want any new ones] but i am listening to music using my new skullcandys and wearing my new hoodie :) )
Im using Christmas Colors!

16.06, 16.42, 16.74, (21.79), (15.24)
Comment: first solve was pll skip :( lame for lucky solve

(37.50), 32.58, 32.67, 29.27, (27.96)
Comment: meh. pretty whatever except im angry about the first solve but i cant be angry cuz its CHRISTMAS

I guess I'll do the Magic times in blue for Chanukah (yea I know it's over)
(1.40), 1.41, (1.58), 1.47, 1.56
Comment: Nice, norm when I'm this fast I get at least 1 dnf.
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Evan Liu

Jul 15, 2009
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2x2: 8.47 8.42 (10.05) (6.27) 8.34 => 8.41

3x3: 21.86 (26.55) 21.05 21.86 (20.61) => 21.59

4x4: (1:47.77) 1:43.17 1:37.62 (1:24.70) 1:27.73 => 1:36.17

5x5: 3:43.66 (4:02.64) 3:44.28 (3:10.52) 3:58.30 => 3:48.75

3x3 OH: (33.02) 43.67 (45.47) 43.14 40.42 => 42.41

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 Relay: 1:55.92

2x2x2 + 3x3x3 + 4x4x4 + 5x5x5 Relay: 5:55.84

Magic: 1.39 (DNF) (1.36) 2.02 1.83 => 1.75
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Sep 14, 2008
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Last competition of 2009. Let's see how many events I can do.

So far: 3/18/23

2x2x2: 4.81, (4.43), 4.81, (5.41), 4.44 = 4.69 Very, very good. Very, very easy scrambles.
3x3x3: 16.15, (14.81), 18.08, (21.08), 18.25 = 17.49 Awe. That could have been so nice.
4x4x4: 1:09.61, 1:11.46, 1:02.72, (1:02.44), (1:12.75) = 1:07.93 Rather nice.
2x2x2 BLD:
3x3x3 BLD:
3x3x3 MultiBLD:
3x3x3 OH:
3x3x3 FM:
234 Relay:
2345 Relay:
Master Magic:
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Oct 15, 2008
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
3x3: 12.97, 16.53, 13.02, 15.75, 14.97 = 14.58

Meh, on brand new cube, so whatever.

2x2: 2.36, (2.71), (2.08), 2.44, 2.08 = 2.29


2x2 BLD: 18.59+, DNF, 9.22 = 9.22

EDIT: Btw, this is Yalow, so you should probably take that into account when adding my overall results.
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Sep 5, 2009
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2x2:7.79 7.88, (5.90), 8.36, (9.29), 7.12

3x3:29.88 (24.61), 34.52, 25.06, 30.06, (38.65)

4x4:2:11.75 (1:59.31), 2:11.95, 2:06.79, 2:16.51, (2:30.65)

5x5:5:25.10 5:57.23, 5:20.21, (7:06.00), (4:28.92), 4:57.87

3x3 OH:1:23.77 1:28.78, (1:28.96), 1:18.76, 1:23.75, (1:14.80)

2x2 BLD:35.95 35.95, DNF, 45.32

2x2+3x3+4x4 Relay:2:51.07

2x2+3x3+4x4+5x5 Relay:7:34.09

Megaminx:4:04.17 (4:45.71), 4:08.96, (3:18.02), 4:20.51, 3:42.97

Pyraminx:20.30 19.97, (22.53), 20.23, 20.71, (18.51)

square-1:1:08.85 (1:30.11), 1:09.88, 1:12.88, 1:03.79, (59.64)

3x3 Mts:1:47.87 (1:57.77), 1:51.12, 1:43.56, (1:37.48), 1:48.92

3x3 fmc:63
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